Fitbit Users Can Now Use Fitbit Pay at Seven Major Transit Systems Around the World

Fitbit selected for New York MTA OMNY pilot program, allowing Fitbit
Pay users to quickly and easily pay for access to transit

Chicago Transit Authority, Singapore Land Transport Authority, Sydney
Transport New South Wales, Taiwan iPASS can also be accessed using
Fitbit Pay

(NYSE: FIT) today announced Fitbit
is available for consumers to use at seven major transit
systems around the world, enabling Fitbit users to travel with ease.
Fitbit also announced it will be part of the Metropolitan Transportation
Authority’s (MTA) One
Metro New York (OMNY)
contactless fare payment pilot program. Any
user in New York with Fitbit
Charge 3 Special Edition™
, Fitbit
Versa Special Edition™
and Fitbit
devices will be able to securely and easily tap and
pay-per-ride directly from their wrist on select MTA busses and subway
lines, providing the convenience to keep their smartphones and wallets
tucked away.

Starting May 31, Fitbit users with Fitbit Pay-enabled smartwatches and
trackers can tap and pay to board all Staten Island buses, and all stops
on the 4, 5 and 6 subway lines between Grand Central and Atlantic
Avenue-Barclays Center. This pilot program marks the beginning of a
long-term relationship with the MTA, with plans
to extend the organization’s OMNY program to the entire subway and bus
system by 2021.

“We’re excited to work with Fitbit and others to help us provide added
value and everyday convenience to our customers,” said Al Putre, OMNY
Executive Director at the MTA. “We are always looking for ways to
enhance the transit experience and help New Yorkers and visitors alike
get to their destination faster and make payment more convenient, and
now they can do so with any Fitbit wearable that supports Fitbit Pay
with a simple tap of the wrist.”

In addition to bringing Fitbit Pay to one of the largest and busiest
public transit systems in the world with the MTA, Fitbit continues to
expand its global transit system capabilities to serve commuters and
travelers from all over. Fitbit Pay can now be used across seven open
and closed loop transit systems, including Chicago Transit Authority
(CTA), Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA), Sydney transport for
New South Wales (NSW) train, ferry and light rail services, Taiwan
iPASS, TransLink in Vancouver and Transport for London (TfL), with plans
to bring Fitbit Pay to more global transit systems in the future.

“In addition to helping our users get healthier and more active, we’re
committed to delivering holistic experiences on our trackers and
smartwatches that help keep our 27 million active users engaged,” said
James Park, CEO and co-founder of Fitbit. “As we expand the use of
Fitbit Pay to work with the MTA and other major transit systems around
the globe, we are enabling our on-the-go customers to safely and easily
pay for transit with devices that are broadly compatible and have long
battery life – all making it easier to go about their day.”

In less than two years, Fitbit Pay is now available
in 42 countries
and supported by more than 300 of the world’s
leading banks and credit unions through American Express,1
Mastercard and Visa networks. Through a few quick and easy steps, Fitbit
users can add up to six credit or debit cards to their Fitbit Wallet in
the Fitbit app on Android or iOS mobile devices. Using the NFC chip
built-into select Fitbit smartwatches and trackers, Fitbit Pay users can
easily pay for items at millions of stores worldwide wherever
contactless payments are accepted.

All Fitbit Pay transactions use an industry standard tokenization
platform, ensuring users’ card information is never revealed or shared
with merchants or Fitbit. For added security, a protected PIN is chosen
by the user during device set-up. Users are also covered by their bank’s
fraud protection and continue to enjoy the advantages conferred by their
bank or credit card, including guarantees, insurance coverage, points
and miles, without having to take out their wallets. For more
information about Fitbit Pay, supported banks and transit systems, visit

To learn more about New York’s new OMNY fare payment system visit MTA’s

About Fitbit

Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them
with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leading
global wearables brand, Fitbit designs products and experiences that
track and provide motivation for everyday health and fitness. Fitbit’s
diverse line of innovative and popular products include Fitbit Charge
3™, Fitbit Inspire HR™, Fitbit Inspire™, Fitbit Ace 2™ activity
trackers, as well as the Fitbit Ionic™ Fitbit Versa™ smartwatches,
Fitbit Flyer™ wireless headphones and Fitbit Aria 2™ Wi-Fi Smart Scale.
Fitbit products are carried in over 39,000 retail stores and in 87
countries around the globe. Powered by one of the world’s largest health
and fitness social networks and databases of health and fitness data,
the Fitbit platform delivers personalized experiences, insights and
guidance through leading software and interactive tools, including the
Fitbit and Fitbit Coach apps, and the Fitbit OS for smartwatches. Fitbit
Health Solutions develops health and wellness solutions designed to help
increase engagement, improve health outcomes, and drive a positive
return for employers, health plans and health systems.

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